How To Search The Internet Without Big Brother Watching

How To Search The Internet Without Big Brother Watching

Given the new knowledge that our government is watching us on the internet (and elsewhere), and given that the those who have the majority share of search engine traffic (the big G) are participating in the NSA surveillance program (PRISM), I thought you might like to know how you might search the internet with some…

Communications During A Terrorist Attack

Communications During A Terrorist Attack

During a terrorist attack, there is a U.S. Government plan that will adversely affect your ability to communicate with your family/friends/co-workers. You will be completely cut-off. You need to know this…

Browsing the Internet Anonymously

Browsing the Internet Anonymously

Many of you may be concerned about the unseen tracking that happens when you browse the internet. Much or most of this is fairly innocuous; for example the majority of online tracking is used by marketing and advertising companies for the purpose of serving relevant advertisements to you in allocated banner ad space on websites…

English Shortwave Broadcasts to America

English Shortwave Broadcasts to America

I have assembled two charts from raw data of English broadcasting shortwave stations that target the America region; one for the UTC time span of 0000-1200 and the other for 1200-2400 UTC. The charts graphically illustrate the shortwave radio stations in a time scale which makes it relatively easy to discover who is broadcasting (and…

Shortwave Radio Bands 101

Shortwave Radio Bands 101

Understanding the concept of bands If you are new to shortwave radio, then the first thing you need to understand is the concept of radio bands. If you have ever listened to AM or FM radio, then you already know what a band is. The AM band is the frequency range from 530 to 1710…

How To Get IP Address Of Websites

How To Get IP Address Of Websites

When you type into your web browser the name of a website, for example www.ModernSurvivalBlog.com, before you actually get to the site there is a process that takes place in the background that translates the name of the site to the IP address of the site (a number), like 184.168.238.139 The number itself (the IP…

Top 20 Survival Preparedness Books

Top 20 Survival Preparedness Books

The following list of survival & preparedness books are the top twenty purchased through MSB book links during 2012. (UPDATE) Even years later, they are still great choices. More: Important Survival Preparedness Books To Have On Your Bookshelf More: 10 Survival Novels   1. Encyclopedia of Country Living, 10th Edition   2. Basic Butchering of…

Your Survival Books

Your Survival Books

What are some of the survival preparedness books that you have on your bookshelf? Regardless of the specific sub-category, we would be curious to know some of your favorites, even related novels or reference books that would be useful during times when or after TSHTF. Add your comment on your suggested survivalist or preparedness related…

General Motors, Tracking and Selling Your Movements

General Motors, Tracking and Selling Your Movements

  OnStar General Motors ‘OnStar’ GPS-Navigation systems have been available in new vehicles for a number of years. Many of you already know what it is; that is, a mapping-tracking-emergency response system built into the vehicle. A big difference however between this GPS navigation-tracking system and an over-the-counter GPS that you might purchase separately or…

Keep A Hard-Copy Contacts List

Keep A Hard-Copy Contacts List

I’m serious, to help ensure timely communications during disruption, everyone should have a hard copy of all their contacts from their electronic devices – PDA, iPhone, Blackberry, cell phone, computer email programs, etc… Despite the incredible convenience of these modern-day communications devices, there are a number of circumstances that could render them useless, circumstances in…